Free Online Conference Just for Catholic Moms A brand new experience for moms is coming March 6 – 9 that is designed to meet their needs and daily demands. Catholic Conference 4 Moms will be hosting an online conference entirely for free! Diocese of St. Augustine The Catholic Church of North Florida Catholic bishops urge Governor DeSantis to spare the life of Bobby Joe Long TALLAHASSEE, FL (May 20, 2019) – Robert Joseph “Bobby Joe” Long is scheduled to be executed on Thursday, May 23 at 6:00 p.m. for the 1984 murder of Michelle Sims. Long additionally pled guilty to, and received life sentences for, seven other murders. In a May 20 letter to Gov. Ron DeSantis, Michael Sheedy, executive […] Peter’s Pence Collection (Week Prior to Collection) Insert in Bulletin June 15-16 Next week, we will take up the Peter’s Pence Collection, which provides Pope Francis with the funds he needs to carry out his charitable works around the world. The proceeds benefit our brothers and sisters on the margins of society, including victims of war, oppression, and natural disasters. Please be […] BASA Ministry Highlight Did you know? Morning Star School in Jacksonville, celebrates each student as a unique child of God. It is the only Catholic special education school in the Diocese of St. Augustine, serving students from Duval, Clay, St. Johns, Nassau, and Flagler counties. It educates children in Kindergarten through 12th grade and in 2019, will graduate […] Pope Francis Exhorts Young People to Be Courageous May 1, 2019 WASHINGTON–The 56th annual World Day of Prayer for Vocations will be celebrated by the Catholic Church on the Fourth Sunday of Easter, May 12, 2019, a day which is also commonly referred to as Good Shepherd Sunday. Inspired by the Lord’s instruction in the Gospels of Matthew 9:38 and Luke 10:2, in […] Queen’s Harbor Golf Tournament The Knights of Columbus Council 4727 will be holding its 37th Annual Charity Golf Tournament on June 23rd, at 1:30 at Queen’s Harbor Golf Club. A putting contest and tournament golf are just two of the day’s exciting events, so bring out the family for some tee time and plenty of mulligans. Lunch sandwiches will […] Pope issues new norms on mandatory abuse reporting, bishop accountability by Carol Glatz/Catholic News Service Pope Francis has revised and clarified norms and procedures for holding bishops and religious superiors accountable in protecting minors as well as in protecting members of religious orders and seminarians from abuse. The new juridical instrument is meant to help bishops and religious leaders around the world clearly understand their […] Step Up for Students has more income-based scholarships for 2019-2020 school year Looking for school options for your children? Help is here. Step Up For Students has more income-based scholarships available for the 2019-20 school year which can help pay tuition for a Catholic school near you. Lower-income families in Florida now have even more education options. Don’t delay and apply now for the upcoming school year […] Catholic Therapist Network “Trust the past to the mercy of God, the present to His love, and the future to His providence.” St Augustine Caring and confidential Catholic support is available… The Catholic Therapist Network is a listing of counselors who are Catholics in good standing and loyal to the theology, traditions, and values of the Catholic faith. […] Statement on Passage of State-Level Immigration Enforcement (SB 168) TALLAHASSEE, FL (May 2, 2019) – The following is a statement from Michael B. Sheedy, Florida Conference of Catholic Bishops (FCCB), executive director, on final passage of SB 168 sponsored by Senator Joe Gruters (R-Sarasota): “Today’s passage of state-level immigration enforcement legislation is disheartening. There are many, including members of the Florida Legislature, who are […] Bishop Ordains Four Men to the Priesthood By Savanna Kearney It’s official! Fathers Nick Bennett, Matt King, Bob Hoffman, and Eric Stelzer were ordained by Bishop Felipe Estévez on May 4 at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine. They will now serve in parishes of the diocese. In his homily, Bishop Estévez said he hopes more priests will emerge from campus ministries, […] Click Here to view News from the Diocese of St. Augustine.